When entering into the wedding planning process it can become very overwhelming. While you may have the support of family & friends, once the engagement excitement life returns to normal life, the planning phase begins. Many brides think they will only need a Day of Coordinator, but in reality they really need a Wedding Planner. […]

Wedding Planner or Day-of-Coordinator?

The thing we love most about planning a wedding is that each one is so unique in their own way. Aside from the basic foundation of planning an event, no two weddings have been planned exactly the same. Fresh new ideas, family customs, traditional touches, etc. it is always a wonderful adventure of discovery each […]

Katie & Jake: Wise Acre

Vendor Team: -Venue: Williamsburg Winery -Coordination: Timeless Styled Events -DJ: Music Makes You Happy – Mike -Glam: Anywhere beauty by Shae -Cake: Carolina Cupcakes -Florals: Norfolk Wholesale -Photography: John Malkowski -Videography: Reagan Studios

Caecey & Joe: Williamsburg Winery

We were blessed to have the pleasure of planning an Indian wedding. Our bride Vijaya is the founder of a non-profit organization, Reserve Network. Her passion for her work called her to the Congo for most of the planning. Our groom, Neils is an architect who lives within our time zone but his job requires […]

Neils & Vijaya: Wise Acre

When a bride puts all her trust in us to plan her entire day, it’s the greatest feeling when the big day arrives and everything goes PERFECTLY. Our bride Andrea was a close friend in 7th grade and as life does, it pulled us in different directions and we lost touch over time. So when […]

Andrea & David: Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Mary, Owner of TSE met this bride when she was only a few days old. They brought Mary home from the hospital and introduced her to her big sis, Nicole. Would you say no to the one who has been the best keeper of secrets, the one who grounds you and the one whose quiet […]

Nicole & Ben – Culpepper Barn

While every wedding calls for an overall seamless execution with every detail in place, it’s always hurricane season on the east coast that reminds me exactly why a wedding planner is worth every penny.  With Dorian relentless in her mission to ruin any outdoor plans for the weekend the team at TSE was in full […]

Venue, costly. Flowers, expensive. Wedding planner, priceless!

Culpepper Barn has become a familiar venue for us. It’s an equestrian horse barn in the heart of Pungo, Virginia that blends timeless tradition with a down to earth relaxed atmosphere. This vibe brings all the DIY brides our way. We have transformed this space in countless ways, and each time we are amazed at […]

Sarah & Todd: Culpepper Barn

This wedding season has been so busy, and we are enjoying every single second of it!! The HOT days, the rainy days, and everything in-between has been such a blessing in so many different ways. Let me tell ya, it is beyond worth it when we send our brides down the aisle to their dream […]

Channing & Kyle : The Mann Estate

Featured this week on the blog is none other than TSE’s fearless entrepreneur, Mary Pilkington herself! Born and raised in the Pungo area of Virginia Beach, VA she graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College where she studied Criminal Justice & Sociology. She is married to her high school sweetheart Jamie and just this past February they […]

Q + A: Owner, Mary Pilkington

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